Murders in the Zoo
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Murders in the Zoo
Insanely jealous of his wife, wealthy zoologist Lionel Atwill uses his knowledge of animals to dispose of any would-be rivals. Atwill brings his latest collection of wild animals to a major metropolitan zoo. Here he continues his homicidal ways, dispatching his wife's lover (John Lodge) with the severed head of a poisonous snake. When his wife (Kathleen Burke) gathers up enough evidence to go to the police, Atwill unceremoniously dumps her in the zoo's alligator pit. A young animal specialist (Randolph Scott) and the zoo owner's daughter (Gail Patrick) suspect foul play and get the… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Lionel Atwill in the full-flower of lecherous perfidy is a kinky joy to behold."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"A very funny, but also a very chilling macabre tale about an insanely jealous zoologist."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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